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Lancaster academic wins best paper award 10/04/14

Lancaster academic wins best paper award

A paper by Professor Mike West of the Centre for Performance-Led HR has been named 'Outstanding Paper of 2013' by the editorial team of the Journal of Health Organization and Management. 

Young high-flyers excel in national student business contest 09/04/14

Young high-flyers excel in national student business contest

Some of the country’s top young talent have competed in the UK’s leading student business competition at Lancaster University Management School.

Lancaster expert to advise on leaders of the future 08/04/14

Lancaster expert to advise on leaders of the future

What qualities do our future leaders need to steer organisations to success? What backgrounds will they come from? How will the UK identify and grow them?

Celebrating partnerships with SMEs 02/04/14

Celebrating partnerships with SMEs

The Prime Minister’s adviser on enterprise, Lord Young, visited Lancaster University Management School on 27 March to join over 100 guests from industry and academia to celebrate 15 years of LUMS’s work with thousands of small businesses.

LUMS celebrates the 1000th student visit to the Academic Writing Zone 02/04/14

LUMS celebrates the 1000th student visit to the Academic Writing Zone

In March 2014 the LUMS Effective Learning Team marked the 1000th student visit to the Academic Writing Zone since its inception.

The Guardian: Improving UK productivity still below pre-recession level 01/04/14

The Guardian: Improving UK productivity still below pre-recession level

Professor Geraint Johnes, who is also Director of the Work Foundation, is quoted in The Guardian, discussing today’s announcement from the UK’s Office for National Statistics showing a 0.3% productivity rise. 

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Management Ink: 'About to reach your mid-career point?' 28/03/14

Management Ink: 'About to reach your mid-career point?'

A paper co-authored by Professor Martin Spring of the Department of Management Science is featured on the Sage 'Management Ink' blog. The paper, whose other authors are Kathryn Haynes, Irena Grugulis, Kate Blackmon, Giuliana Battisti and Irene Ng, examines 'identity workspaces' and how they can help ease mid-career stresses.

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MSc team takes second place in UK final of CFA Challenge 26/03/14

MSc team takes second place in UK final of CFA Challenge

A Lancaster University Management School team secured second position in the UK final of the CFA Institute Global Investment Research Challenge in February.

Confronting HR challenges
25/03/14

Confronting HR challenges

HR needs to ensure it retains its place at the heart of organisations – but what will this mean for how HR roles have to evolve? Professor Paul Sparrow from the Centre for Performance-led HR presented his perspective at a 'working breakfast' seminar organised by Career Moves.